Be a Part of Japanese Art History in New York City

On the 20th October, Japanese realist painter Smizu Matsuki (see her Wikipedia page here) will receive honors in New York City for being the first woman to inducted into the exclusive Salmagundi Art Club, nearly 40 years ago. The club features some of the greatest of the world’s realist painters.

Some Noted Works of Samizu Matsuki

Due to some strange tale, most of the artists major works are owned by collectors who refuse to allow public showing of them. However, one piece that will be available for the event is:

Samizu Matsuki self portrait 1970, New York City

This self portrait will be showcased at the event:

Samizu’s website

Also, check out Samizu Matsuki’s website which can be found at
Features Samizu’s Diaries
And audio interviews/piano recitals by the noted artist. calls on you to please help Samizu Matsuki, a Hokkaido native, ‘kickstarter’ her journey to NYC and back to Maine. Please see here for details:

The Oct 20, 2011 event is entitled “Pioneer Women: First Ladies of Salmagundi Club” and takes place from 6pm to 8pm at the Salmagundi Art Club, Forty-Seven Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10003

For more details contact curator Robert Mueller. Telephone (212) 255-7740 | Email:

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